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Is Manu Ginobili a Hall of Famer?

And he has had his two best games of the playoffs against the Warriors - scoring 17 points in Game 1, and 21 in Game 3, doing everything he can to extend this season as long as possible. He entered Game 4 averaging 18 points, but was held to 4-for-11 shooting in 22 minutes in the series finale. The NBA Finals are set to begin June 1.


Real Madrid confirm signing of Brazilian sensation Vinicius Junior from Flamengo

Real Madrid confirm signing of Brazilian sensation Vinicius Junior from Flamengo

The plan is for Vinicius to remain with Flamengo for another year after until 2019, but he can move to Madrid earlier if both sides agree, the Spanish club said in a statement. The 16-year-old is expected to develop into one of the world's top talents, leading to reports of interest from a host of Europe's biggest sides, but now Real Madrid have confirmed they have won the forward's signature.


Diamondbacks, Greinke halt White Sox' win streak at three

Diamondbacks, Greinke halt White Sox' win streak at three

Arizona (27-19) is 6-1 in its past seven games and 9-3 in its past 12. The Diamondbacks are 5-1 in their last 6 Tuesday games, 22-8 in their last 30 home games and 4-1 in Corbins last 5 starts. The right-hander's strikeout and walk numbers (10.48 K/9: 1.61 BB/9) are as good as they've ever been. "It extends the inning". For a young man who hasn't pitched beyond Double-A ball, quite honestly, to be put in the situation where he's pitching at the major league level, you have to give him a little ...


Adams hits first Braves homer, Braves sink Pirates 5-2

Adams hits first Braves homer, Braves sink Pirates 5-2

From Rotoworld: Cole earned a win by tossing seven innings of one-run baseball in a 6-1 victory over the Nationals on Wednesday. Adams had two hits Monday, including a fifth-inning homer high into the right-field seats for a 5-1 lead. Now in a four-run hole, the Pirates got three straight singles off of Foltynewicz, trimming their deficit to 5-2. Brandon Phillips added his 200th career homer for the Braves, who have won eight of 11.


Ex-Liverpool midfielder Kewell named Crawley manager

Ex-Liverpool midfielder Kewell named Crawley manager

Kewell had been a player for Leeds when they played Galatasaray in a UEFA Cup semi-final in Istanbul April 2000 when two visiting fans - Chris Loftus and Kevin Speight - were killed in clashes before the game. He also won the 2005 Champions League and an FA Cup during his five years at Liverpool. Harry became Australia's youngest worldwide when he made his debut aged 17 against Chile in 1996.